Hi, I'm Oliver.

IT-Guy, restless spirit

I am also a Dad and a Cloud-Addict with a strong focus on Security and Free Software. I prefer  at Home and Linux all around. Thus spoken, I am a convinced -Fanboy, and, besides, love Metal of all kind, Travelling, Photographing, Reading and Blogging.

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Little Snitch 6 released, taking Mac-privacy to the next level

Little Snitch 6 released, taking Mac-privacy to the next level

Four years ago I blogged about Little Snitch 5, a software firewall-like product from Austrian company Objective Development, which successfully ma...

How to skip the ChatGPT for Mac waiting list and get access now

How to skip the ChatGPT for Mac waiting list and get access now

This month, OpenAI has released the native ChatGPT-app for macOS alongside GPT-4o. Anyone can install this app yet but your account will still need...

VMware kills Players, makes Pro free for personal use

VMware kills Players, makes Pro free for personal use

While Broadcom still does Broadcom-things after acquiring VMware and turning pricing and portals upside down, at least the question what happens wi...

Tusks - Make posting to Mastodon feel like posting to a blog

Tusks - Make posting to Mastodon feel like posting to a blog

Sometimes I come across apps that I would never have missed. Apps that come out of nowhere and still find their niche - Tusks by developer Bardi Go...

Bitwarden launches new MFA authenticator-app

Bitwarden launches new MFA authenticator-app

The use of a second factor to secure online accounts has become a must over time, long before the triumph of passkeys. Although there are already p...

Apple locks users out of their Apple IDs without explanation

Apple locks users out of their Apple IDs without explanation

“Security” and “big tech” are two terms that don’t go well together at the moment. After ongoing security issues at Microsoft, Apple seems to have ...